Library Assistant, Circulation - On-Call

Weld Library District

Lincoln Park and Centennial Park Branch Libraries

Application Deadline

Apply By May 3rd, 2007


$12.58 to $16.93 per Hour   Calculate


Greeley, CO


Not Specified


Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library



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Job Description

Role: Checks library materials in and out, issues library cards, collects fines, and shelves materials. Major Duties and Responsibilities: 40% - PATRON ASSISTANCE - Assists patrons in the use of library materials and services by guiding them to appropriate resources and explaining policies and procedures in order to provide patrons with information about library resources. 50% - CIRCULATION - Checks out and renews materials; issues and updates library cards; and follows procedures and collects money for fines and over-dues; processes holds; checks in materials and sorts and routes the materials to their proper location in order to assist patrons with borrowing of materials. 5% - SHELVING - Empties the book drop and bins of materials from courier deliveries and places items on carts; shelves library materials by putting carts in order according to type and places materials on shelves according to Dewey decimal number or author name; searches for and retrieves requested items according to paging slips; reads the order of materials on the shelves by checking for correct Dewey or alphabetical order, shifts and straightens materials to correct the order as needed, and sorts carts of returned material in order to maintain the order of the collection so that materials can be found by library staff and patrons. 5% - OTHER DUTIES – Schedules meeting rooms, coordinates volunteers and pages, identifies materials in disrepair, assists in making displays, places holds on specifically requested materials, recommends additions to the collections, weeds materials, and assists Supervisor in order to ensure the smooth operation of the department. Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma (or GED) and experience in a public contact position; or any equivalent combination of experience, which provides the success factors. Skill in basic computer operation (preferred) Fluency in English and Spanish languages (preferred) Success Factors: Focuses on the customer Initiative Contributes to a positive work environment Strategic thinking Pursues personal development Continuous improvement Takes pride in the workplace Emotionally intelligent Tactful Knowledge of public library operations Creativity Skill in using the library district circulation system Skill in customer relations including dealing with difficult patrons and volatile situations Able to operate various office equipment including copiers Able to use good judgment Able to work in teams Able to work with confidential information Able to push a fully loaded book-cart weighing up to 200 lbs Able to lift 50 lbs. This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

Additional Info & Requirements

Experience in public contact or any equivlent combination of experience which provides the success factors.


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Posted Apr 19, 2007